"Reluctantly, I wait for the holidays to come. I love coming to school. I am still doing cross country...the reason why I started was because Jessica Ennis inspired me."

Year 3 Pupil, Hesketh House

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Junior Girls' Latest News

This page is updated regularly to keep you up to date with all the breaking news from the Junior Girls' Division.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

Junior Girls Meet Their Sponsored Police Horse


It proved to be a playtime with a difference as Junior Girls at Bolton School got to meet not one but two police horses!  Bumble and Maxwell, rode by Chris and Kerry, were delighted to meet the excited pupils and be stroked by them and showed off a n...
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Friday, 17 March 2017

GB Call Up for Tennis Star Vlada

GB Tennis Vlada with Trophies

Vlada Kozak, a 10 year old pupil at the Junior School of Bolton School Girls’ Division, has been called up to the GB tennis team and will take part in a French national tournament next week.  Vlada, currently the number one player in her age group, ...
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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Schoolchildren Are Taken to the Moon

Google Expeditions - Looking around a virtual environment

Infants and Juniors at Bolton School have enjoyed a thrilling range of adventures which included visiting the Milky Way, the centre of a volcano, the Borneo rainforest, the Seven Wonders of the World and a journey back in time to Anglo-Saxon Britain,...
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Thursday, 2 March 2017

Creative Characters for World Book Day

World Book Day - Diverse Group

Book characters galore arrived in School to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day. Pupils enjoyed showing off their creative ideas through costume and props. The costumes were varied and showed the wide range of interests in the Junior Gi...
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Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Gifted and Talented Enjoy Bolton School Workshop

Saturday Workshop - Looking at a model

Thirty gifted and talented pupils from a wide range of junior schools from across the North-West enjoyed an English and Design and Technology Saturday Challenge workshop based on A Midsummer Night’s Dream and held at Bolton School. The pupils, aged b...
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Monday, 27 February 2017

Author Reveals Roman Mysteries

Caroline Lawrence - Author with pupils and books

Caroline Lawrence, the author of the popular Roman Mysteries series of books, visited School to talk to Year 7 pupils in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions and Junior Girls in Year 5 about her writing. In addition to the Roman Mysteries, Caroline has wri...
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Friday, 24 February 2017

Pupils Meet Olympic Runner

Eilish McColgan with Jr Girls' Athletics Team members

Gifted and talented athletes and pupils in the Junior Schools were excited to meet Olympic runner Eilish McColgan when she visited the School to talk about her career. Eilish is a double Olympian, having competed at London 2012 in the 3000m steeplec...
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Pupils Face Grandmaster in Simultaneous Chess Match

Nigel Short - Junior Girl concentrating

Old Boy and chess grandmaster Nigel Short returned to Bolton School to meet the new crop of chess enthusiasts at his former school, and to inspire the next generation of players. He spent the afternoon in School, culminating a simultaneous chess matc...
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Friday, 10 February 2017

Thank You for Sixty Years

Farewell - Kathryn Critchley and Maureen Drinkwater

In an end of term assembly, pupils and staff at Hesketh House, Bolton School Junior Girls’ School, said an emotional thank you and farewell to Mrs Kathryn Critchley and Mrs Maureen Drinkwater, who both retired having, between them, given almost 60 ye...
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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Rainbow of Coins for Children’s Charity

Rainbows4Children outfits

Pupils at the Junior Girls’ School dressed in all the colours of the rainbow to show their support for Rainbows4Children, a charity which provides education for children in Ethiopia. As education must be paid for in Ethiopia, if parents are unable to...
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